from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Characterized by erratic changeableness or instability, especially with regard to affections or attachments; capricious.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Quick to change one’s opinion or allegiance; insincere; not loyal or reliable.
- v. To deceive; flatter.
- v. To puzzle; perplex; nonplus.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not fixed or firm; liable to change; unstable; of a changeable mind; not firm in opinion or purpose; inconstant; capricious.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Disposed or acting so as to deceive; deceitful; treacherous; false in intent.
- Inconstant; unstable; likely to change from caprice, irresolution, or instability: rarely applied to things except in poetry or by personification.
- Perilous; ticklish.
- Synonyms Variable, mutable, changeable, unsteady, unsettled, vacillating, fitful, volatile.
- To deceive; flatter.
- To puzzle; perplex; nonplus.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. liable to sudden unpredictable change
- adj. marked by erratic changeableness in affections or attachments
The word fickle give me that big pickle baby come on now you know you want to come on come on come on, oh yeah, yeah, yeah, baby!
Instead the sense was that the mood of the crowd could change rapidly; the word fickle is used in the definitions.
How many people does that happen to in the so-called fickle word of fashion.
Especially in the so-called fickle word of fashion.
I'm afraid most of the nay sayers to me are just plain fickle.
But there are impediments, namely the fickle nature of the draft and the growing impatience among fans and current players to win.
Walsingham describes as fickle as a reed, siding at one time with the lords and at another time with the king (689) — Richard was driven to temporise.
And yet, in this instance, having become thoroughly convinced that he had been treating a deserving man with injustice, he had the moral courage to reverse his conduct, to unsay what he had before said, and to incur the risk of being called fickle or changeable by doing what he now believed to be the right thing.
Mistress Niobe was ready — since fair means of recalling the fickle Apollo failed — to resort to foul.
I should call fickle, exactly, but he is weak, or timid, rather.